Pliny the Elder Clone (All Grain)


Russian River Brewing Company’s Pliny the Elder is one of the most coveted double IPAs on the market. Craft beer drinkers travel far and wide to get their hands on a bottle or a pour from the tap.

This Pliny the Elder clone recipe is based on a clone provided by Russian River founder and brewmaster, Vinnie Cilurzo.

The kit uses over 350g of hops, making for a bitter and fragrant double IPA experience.

The following is based on 75% efficiency:
Original Gravity: 1.073
Final Gravity: 1.012
Color (EBC): 13.4
Alcohol by Volume: 8.2%
IBU: 90-95 (actual, not calculated)

Contains all of the malt, dextrose and individually vacuum sealed hop additions for a fermentation volume of 23L (6 gallons). The expected final packaging volume is 19L (5 gallons).

Please note, kit does not include yeast. We recommend either:
2x US-05
2x M44
WLP001 with an appropriate sized starter

Click here to download the recipe and instructions.

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